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Session Information

FRM F072 - Atopic Dermatitis

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket


Date: Saturday, March 22

CME Credits: 2.00

Location: Mile High Ballroom 3C

Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Director: Lawrence F. Eichenfield, MD, FAAD

  • Charles N. Ellis, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Amy S. Paller, MD, FAAD
  • Robert Sidbury, MD, MPH, FAAD
  • Eric Lawrence Simpson, MD, FAAD
  • Wynnis L. Tom, MD, FAAD

Learning Objectives:
Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Discuss evolving insights on disease epidemiology and comorbidities
  • Recognize utility of regimens of care to minimize disease impact
  • Recognize potential utility of systemic therapy for management of refractory dermatitis

This forum will provide an update on atopic dermatitis epidemiology and pathogenesis, including atopic and non-atopic comorbidities. Evolving research on barrier dysfunction, microbial colonization, genetic and immunologic factors influencing disease, and pruritus will be discussed. Therapeutic education programs are evolving internationally, and are important, data-proven components of treatment. Updates on newer data on topical therapy and systemic therapy will be discussed.


Saturday, March 22
3:30 PMTopical Therapy Update / Dr. Paller
3:55 PMSystemic Therapy Update / Dr. Tom
4:20 PMEpidemiology and Cormorbidity Update / Dr. Simpson
4:45 PMIncreasing Adherence to AD Treatments / Dr. Ellis
5:05 PMAAD AD Guideline Update / Dr. Sidbury